GLEN M. DILLONTIPP CITY - Glen M. Dillon, 95, of 4260 Bergamot Drive, Tipp City, Ohio, formerly of 310 N. Walnut St., Union City, Ind., died Oct. 29, 2013, at his residence.

He was born Sept. 13, 1918, in Union City, to the late Marguerite and John Dillon. He worked at the Union City lumber yard with his father after high school, until he enlisted into the Army on Feb. 1, 1941. He was decommissioned from the Army Reserve in April 1953 as a second lieutenant. After his military service, he worked at Western Southern Life Insurance and then Sherwin Williams Paint Co. in Dayton and Lancaster Ohio, where he retired in 1962 after 25 years of service.

He was a member of the Elks, American Legion, Knights of Columbus and St Vincent DePaul.

Survivors include two daughters, Bonnie Claussen of Tipp City and Deborah (Keith) Zimmerer of Westerville, Ohio; one son Daniel (Claire) Dillon of Huber Heights, Ohui; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma; his parents; sisters Theresa Hindsley and Mary Lou Timmerman; brothers Mike and Pat Dillon; aunt Annabelle Shaffer; one son-in-law, James Claussen; and two grandsons, Jeff Jamen and James Zimmerer.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date for immediate family. His body was donated to the Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine. Donations can be made to the Heartland Hospice at 3131 South Dixie Drive, St. 208, Moraine OH 45439, or the at 5378 Cox Smith RD A, Mason, OH 45040.


Published in The Daily Advocate on Nov. 7, 2013